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Icon of the event Storytellers from Away - Charlotte Blake Alston
Thu Mar 30, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Palmerston

In collaboration with the Toronto Storytelling Festival, we present some of the most renowned and accomplished tellers from across Canada and around the world....

Icon of the event Magic Show with Wonder Phil the Magic Guy
Thu Mar 16, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Enjoy our special March Break free magic show for the whole family at Palmerston Library Theatre!...

Icon of the event Arm's Length Puppet Show
Wed Mar 15, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Location: Cliffcrest

Dandy Lion, who should be king, was born with dandelions in his mane. But, he refuses to be bullied by the other jungle animals because he is different.

Icon of the event Mystic Drumz
Wed Mar 15, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Evelyn Gregory

A hands-on drum circle full of music and rhythm. Each participant receives an instrument and instructions on how to play it.

Icon of the event Watercolour and Mixed Media Art for Teens
Wed Mar 15, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Discover fun and fascinating methods in watercolour painting. Learn simple to understand techniques to create unique decorative papers that can be incorporated into collage and mixed media works of art....

Icon of the event March Break Movie @ Palmerston Theatre
Tue Mar 14, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Palmerston

Enjoy a movie during March Break on the big screen in the Palmerston Library Theatre. Title to be confirmed at a later date....

Icon of the event Tea and Movie
Wed Mar 08, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Cliffcrest

Enjoy a cup of tea and watch "45 Years". Rated R, 1hr 35min. Stars: Charlotte Rampling, Tom Courtenay, Geraldine James.

Icon of the event Uncensored Writing Workshop
Wed Mar 01, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Fiction is a dream or a nightmare, an idea - a device that allows the writer to vent, analyze, reflect, entertain, construct or deconstruct, possibly even to effect change. To celebrate our freedom to write, uncensored, works...

Icon of the event Katori Shinto Ryu Demonstration
Mon Feb 27, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us for a demonstration of the techniques of Katori Shinto Ryu performed by Toronto Kenjutsu. Katori Shinto Ryu is a Japanese style of swordsmanship practiced since 1460 AD. It is considered the most ancient of all the ma...

Icon of the event Afternoon at the Movies - Black History: Motherland
Thu Feb 23, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:15 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Beautifully crafted and breathtaking in both scope and impact, it's Africa as you have never seen it before! From the same producers of "500 Years Later", Motherland [Enat Hager] is directed by Owen Alik Shahadah, and conside...